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Re: WOT (Web Of Trust) privacy scandal
« Reply #45 on: December 20, 2016, 05:00:38 PM »
Good news, WoT is back on Google Chrome: https://www.mywot.com/en/blog/were-back
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We've just released a new version of WOT on the Chrome extension gallery which already has several major code updates in order to protect our users privacy and an opt-out option from the user Settings, for users who do not wish to share data with us but still want to have easy access to WOT.

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Re: WOT (Web Of Trust) privacy scandal
« Reply #46 on: December 20, 2016, 05:31:24 PM »
Good news, WoT is back on Google Chrome: https://www.mywot.com/en/blog/were-back
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We've just released a new version of WOT on the Chrome extension gallery which already has several major code updates in order to protect our users privacy and an opt-out option from the user Settings, for users who do not wish to share data with us but still want to have easy access to WOT.

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Re: WOT (Web Of Trust) privacy scandal
« Reply #47 on: December 20, 2016, 11:25:52 PM »
Good news, WoT is back on Google Chrome: https://www.mywot.com/en/blog/were-back
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We've just released a new version of WOT on the Chrome extension gallery which already has several major code updates in order to protect our users privacy and an opt-out option from the user Settings, for users who do not wish to share data with us but still want to have easy access to WOT.

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Re: WOT (Web Of Trust) privacy scandal
« Reply #48 on: December 21, 2016, 05:38:58 PM »
"Good News"?  We'll see. Right now WoT does not have my trust. But we'll see.
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Re: WOT (Web Of Trust) privacy scandal
« Reply #49 on: December 21, 2016, 09:54:45 PM »
When it comes up on other browsers as well, we have to see whether it could deserve that last T of WoT again  ;)
For the moment 'once bitten, twice shy', folks.

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